Quantum Device Yield Engineer

HRL Laboratories
Malibu, CA
Closing date
Oct 5, 2023

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Based in Southern California with locations in Malibu, Calabasas and Camarillo; HRL has been on the leading edge of technology, conducting pioneering research and advancing the state of the art. Essential Duties:We are seeking a candidate to join an effort developing semiconductor, spin quantum bit devices and mature the project by improving device yield. The candidate will relate electrical data taken at various temperature stages of testing, including quantum coherent spin qubit characterization, to fabrication processes and semiconductor device design. The individual will investigate device failures through materials characterization techniques, and organize, update, and summarize results. The role involves using databases to extract critical information and statistical data analysis. The position requires frequent technical communication with team members, including oral and written reporting, a strong work ethic, enjoyment of problem solving, and a natural scientific curiosityRequired Skills:Statistical analysis and design of experimentsFailure analysis, including materials characterization techniquesDevelopment and design of novel semiconductor or quantum devices, including understanding of cleanroom fabrication equipment and processesSemiconductor device physicsExperience with Python and SQL is preferred, though specific languages are less important.Reporting and documentation of test resultsCryogenic test equipmentRequired Education:Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering, physics, applied physics, or related field; or bachelor's degree plus 5+ years of relevant experience in semiconductor yield engineering field.Physical Requirements:Must be able to climb ladders to use elevated test equipment. Must be able to work safely in a laboratory environment.Special Requirements:U.S. Citizenship. Must have or be willing to apply for a security clearance.Compensation:The base salary range for this full-time position is $128,900 - $157,900 + bonus + benefits. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the target for new hire salaries for the position. Individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specifics during the hiring process. Please note that the compensation details listed reflect the base salary only, and do not include potential bonus or benefitsDon't meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that some people are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single desired qualification. At HRL, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you're excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.HRL offers a very competitive compensation and benefits package. Our Regular/Full Time benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K match, gym facilities, PTO, growth potential, and an exciting and challenging work environment.HRL Laboratories is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training or promoting, on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, medical condition, age, U.S. military or protected veteran status, union membership, or political affiliation. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.For our privacy policy please visit : This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a "U.S. Person" as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15is required. "U.S. Person" includes U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.Malibu, CA /Science & Engineering - Materials & Microsystems Laboratory - Materials & Microsystems /Regular/ On-site

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